Pregnancy

What do I need for my baby? See our list of new born baby essentials.

What will I need for the baby ?

Newborn basics include; nappies, blankets, sleep suits, muslin cloths, changing mats etc... Continue reading

Who can use nicotine replacement therapy (NRT)?

Who can use nicotine replacement therapy (NRT)?

Nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) is suitable for most people. However, you should check with a healthcare

Natural sources of iron for pregnancy

Sources of iron for pregnancy

List of foods rich in iron for a vegetarian pregnancy. Continue reading

Benefits for twins UK

Am I entitled to extra benefits if I’m having twins?

You are entitled to Child Benefit for each child. Continue reading

Is it safe to use hair dye when I’m pregnant or breastfeeding?

Is it safe to use hair dye when I’m pregnant or breastfeeding?

NHS Choices advice on safety of hair dye during pregnancy and breastfeeding. Continue reading

Pregnancy and cytomegalovirus (CMV)

Pregnancy and cytomegalovirus (CMV)

Take steps to avoid 'cold sores' or the Cytomegalo virus (CMV) when pregnant. Continue reading

Birth Plan

Contraceptive implant training required

GPs warned that they could be at risk of being sued by patients. Continue reading

Paternity benefit

Am I entitled to any paternity benefits?

Find out about your paternity rights in the UK. Continue reading

Can I take ibuprofen while I’m breastfeeding?

Can I take ibuprofen while I’m breastfeeding?

Yes, you can take ibuprofen as long as you do not have an active stomach ulcer or asthma that

Why can’t you answer my pregnancy questions?

Why can’t you answer my pregnancy questions?

In some cases, no evidence is available to answer your question. In others, some knowledge may